A Recently Isolated West African Strain of Plasmodium ovale

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  • Laboratory of Parasite Chemotherapy, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Malaria Project, U. S. Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia
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A case of ovale malaria acquired in West Africa is reported from southeastern United States. The infection became evident only after a latent period of 1.3 to 3.3 years.